Jump for Joy 'tis the weekend

So happy it's Friday.  Yeay! It's been busy around here (and this is only the beginning!) and am just so glad the weekend is here to hopefully relax a bit.  Any fun plans?  My weekend will entail- hosting dinner for lovely friends, a soccer game (at 8:30 am on a saturday...whaaaat?? shouldn't this be illegal?), playdate 1, playdate 2, and playdate 3 (Little Miss A. is a social butterfly this one),  family lunch, and hopefully I can sneak in a nap and a DIY here and there.

||  I also wanted to let you know I was in House Beautiful's Top Five Guest posts of the week with my Magical Screens post (see here) !!  This is my second time so I'm so thrilled and honored (my first post was about recreating a chic office look ( see here).

||  Also, my friend Courtney is hosting a $500 giveaway to Mecox.  If you love interior design you then you are probably well versed in the language of Mecox accesory heaven.  Enter here.  

||  Do you have a cute small balcony that you want to get more use out of?  Decorate it! And you won't want to hang out anywhere else.  Come see Jesse's, the design daredevil,  fabulous balcony transformation it will inspire you! Promise!

||  Can you say this five times fast 'Top Shop Crop Top'? Uhm, I thought so! Well Elizabeth makes wearing a crop top look easy and so natural.  Makes you wish you had a wedding in the Caribbean and a flat belly like her. Guess who took the photos?  Yours truly, of course.  Here she is.

||  My friend Tata Harper with whom I had dinner last week swears by Charlotte Olympia flats and is currently adoring these.  I'm intrigued as I have never tried on a pair of her shoes! She says they are so comfortable!  Plus they are just so cute and fun.

Have a wonderful weekend!!

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